Sacramento County has named Jim Hunt as the acting director of the Department of Health and Human Services. Hunt will replace Dr. Peter Beilenson, who stepped down from the job earlier this month. Hunt, who is no stranger to Sacramento County government work, started his career with the county in 1973.
He was previously the director of the Department of Health and Human Services for almost a decade ending in 2006. Hunt will start Monday. Beilenson's last day is Tuesday.